Friends of the West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard, is celebrating Pride Month by offering 50% off their bookstore’s LGBTQ collection.
Now in its 10th year of service to the Community, the Friends of the West Hollywood Library (FOL) is holding the special sale in honor of Pride from June 7th through June 30th. Shoppers will find most of the LGBTQ collections at a 50% discounted price.
Featured authors include Christopher Isherwood, Edmund White, Paul Monette, David Leavitt, Joseph Hansen and Armistead Maupin.
Titles include copies of Equal Affections (Leavitt), A Boy’s Own Story (White), Baby Cakes (Maupin) and Fidelities (Richard Hall). Local authors are represented by the much beloved Felice Picano and Christopher Rice.
Also for sale are limited editions, first editions, and signed copies that include Larry Kramer’s Faggots, first paperback printing 1978; Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy, autographed; and a first edition of Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye to Berlin.
Bookstore hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays 1P – 5P and Saturdays 10A – 5P. Outdoor shopping is also available.
While at the West Library, don’t miss the new exhibition, Rescued Refuse, featuring artworks by Shelley Heffler. The wall sculptures are created from upcycled vinyl street pole banners and fence graphics. Rescued Refuse debuted in time for global Earth Day events on April 22 and will be on display at the West Hollywood Library, through November 30, 2022.
Also currently on view at the West Hollywood Library are the following artworks and exhibitions:
- Historic WeHo, a photographic exhibition of West Hollywood’s historic buildings as taken by Tony Coelho;
- Remembering Beverly Park, a display of historic photographs of the children’s amusement park formerly located just outside the border of West Hollywood;
- Heart Sculpture, a sculpture made from upcycled books by Mr. Brainwash;
- West Hollywood Park, a painting by Jay Lynn Gomez highlighting invisible labor forces; and
- Platanus Bibliotechalis, a site-specific sculpture of an imaginary sycamore tree by David Wiseman.
A 501 (C) (3), the Friends of the West Hollywood Library supports the informational, educational, recreational and cultural programs and services provided by the Library for all library customers. For further information about the Friends’ Bookstore and its 50% from their LGBTQ collection, call 323-929-2359.